Tourism

Luxperience Award winners revealed at Gala Dinner

Luxperience has unveiled the Award winners from the global luxury travel arena, celebrated with a Gala Dinner at Doltone House Darling Island last night.

In front of 450 luminaries from the luxury travel space, the finalists and winners were honoured for their excellence in the industry.

The dazzling event, presided over by the Master of Ceremonies, TV host and broadcaster Richard Morecroft, was held at Doltone House Darling Island.

Instigated three years ago, the awards recognise the development and promotion of some of the finest products and operators that the industry has to offer.

The competition was fierce and the esteemed judging panel of travel industry experts: Emma Scott (Tiny Hunter), Belinda Melocco (King & Wood Mallesons), Mags King, (Fairfax Newspapers), Chris Flynn (PATA) and Luxperience’s own Michelle Papas, had a difficult task choosing a winner for each category.

The Luxperience 2017 Awards recipients are:

Inspiring Award:

Luxury Travel Advisors, United Kingdom

Meaningful Award:     

Shinta Mani Hotels, Cambodia

Connections Award:   

Local Eyes Sydney, Australia

Destination Award:           

Beverley Hills Conventions and Visitors Bureau, USA

“It’s great to see the elite of our industry in a convivial atmosphere celebrating the best,” said Helen Logas, Founder of Luxperience.

“The finalists and winners of this year’s award are to be congratulated on their continued setting of industry standards for inspiration, innovation and quality at the highest level.”

The Inspiring Award recognised excellence in the planning and development of innovative products and services; the Meaningful Award paid tribute to those contributing to a greater understanding of history, heritage and culture, and the Connections Award recognised successful e-marketing campaigns within the luxury or high end experiential travel space.

Luxperience also recognised an outstanding destination partner, which has influenced the development of luxury and experiential tourism within their country or region.

Lead image: Award winners with Luxperience founder Helen Logas. Credit: Camera Creations

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